Checking date: 14/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Study: Bachelor in Biomedical Engineering (257)

Coordinating teacher: MORENO LORENTE, LUIS ENRIQUE

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Systems Engineering and Automation

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Students should have basic knowledge in mathematics, mechanics, electronics, electrical engineing, programming and systems engineering.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Students acquire basic knowledge about robotics and biomedical applications deepens.
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction 2. Robot morphology 3. Robot control 4. Robot programming 5. Medical robotics I - Surgical robotics 6. Medical robotics II - Robotics medical instrumentation - Body exploratory robotics 7. Biomedical applications - Hexosqueletons - Bionics hands 8. Assistive robotics - Personal assistance - Therapy robotics
Learning activities and methodology
Training activities are divided into 4 parts: theory, practice, laboratories (with real robots and systems) and personal tutorials.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Basic Bibliography
  • A. Barrientods, L.F. Peñin, C. Balaguer, R. Aracil. Fundamentos de Robótica. McGraw Hill. 2007
  • J. P. Desai, S. Agrawal, A. Ferreira, R. V. Patel (Editors). The Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics 4 Volumes. World Scientific. 2019
Additional Bibliography
  • J.F. Engelberger. Robotics in Service. MIT Press. 1989
  • R. P. Paul. Robot Manipulators. Mathematics, Programming and Control. MIT Press. 1981
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